Wednesday, June 02, 2010

On the Media: All the Rage; Who You Calling Terrorist

On the Media (NPR)

All the Rage

The arrest of members of a so-called Christian right-wing militia last [month] capped a week of anger and violence that ricocheted around U.S. politics. Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center, which recently published a census of such groups, discusses the alarming rise of U.S. hate groups and the rhetoric that feeds them.

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Who You Calling Terrorist?

The press have mostly referred to the Hutaree members as militiamen, but the label "terrorist" could apply as well. Daniel Levitas, an expert on homegrown terrorist groups, says that there's a double standard regarding which groups get the label.

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